Dec 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
is under arrest suspected of raping and beating an autistic teenager. the 16-year-old special education student disappeared a week ago after she walked away from a group home in oakland for mentally disabled teens. staff say they followed the girl to the fruitvale bart station but lost sight of her. two days later she was found alone on a bus in san francisco. her dad said she had bruises all around her neck. >> i want this person -- i want him in prison for the rest of his life for what he did and what he did was violent and evil. >> oakland police arrested the suspect. he is identified as gary atkinson, 36 from san francisco. he faces charges including kidnapping and rape. social service workers are investigating if employees at the group home acted appropriately. >>> it's payback time for a bay area politician accused of using his procurement card like a personal slush fund. santa clara county board president george shirakawa has been ordered to immediately repay nearly $13,000 in charges. that's after an internal audit found that he had been billing taxpayers for things such as golf
Nov 28, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> reporter: four times a year they drive south of the border to hold free pet clinics education seminars and humane euthanasia training. this is one of the lucky ones. she was scheduled to be killed when she was rescued from mexico. unfortunately, most of the dogs that end up at animal control centers are electrocuted. but that's beginning to change. >> we have been able to get electrocution completely stopped in one entire state in mexico in chihauhau and some surrounding areas. and we provide all the training, supervision and supplies needed so they can do humane euthanasia by injection as practiced here in the states. >> reporter: this year they expanded their mission to sonoma county bringing free health services to the local latino community. >> we thought we had this unique skill set where we could effectively target this population, help bring these services to these animals that so desperately need them. >> we have a lot of tutino residents and what we found is the latino residents are a very, very underserved community. >> reporter: the executive director of the sonoma humane so
Nov 29, 2012 6:00pm PST
even though sales of our other games are expected to drop. that revenue goes to education. >> that's a good idea. it's a big help. >> reporter: in milpitas, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> powerball executives have just called a news conference for tomorrow to announce one of the big winners from last night's drawing. we will find out who bought the winning ticket at a gas station outside of kansas city, missouri. two tickets matched last night's jackpot of $588 million. the second winning ticket was sold in fountain hills, arizona. that winner or winners will have 180 days to claim their share of the prize. >>> president obama dispatched his chief negotiator to capitol hill to work on a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff." today treasury secretary tim geithner met with house and senate leaders. republicans came out of that meeting saying that the white house needs to get serious about spending cuts. >> it's time for the president, congressional democrats to tell the american people what spending cuts they are really willing to make. >> let's give a christmas present to the american people.